BY THE NUMBERS
THEN . . .
$4,428 Base price of 1965 Shelby Cobra GT350.
1 Color in which the car was available (white).
521 Number of the cars sold for street use; 34 more were made for road racing.
$324,500 Amount paid at a 2005 auction for one of the street cars.
NOW . . .
$57,295 Base price of 2013 Shelby Mustang GT350.
350 Number of the cars that will be manufactured in the coming year.
$5.5 million Paid in a 2007 auction for Carroll Shelby's personal 1966 Cobra two-seat roadster.